Orme students visit the State Senate

Students in Kelly Bull’s Environmental Science class took an educational field trip down to the Arizona State Capital in Phoenix. Orme’s students were able to meet Senator Karen Fann (Republican member of the Arizona Senate representing Arizona Legislative District 1) and ask her questions. Eleventh grade student Asher even had an opportunity to challenge one […]

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Fall Community Work Day

The campus saw a nice turnout of alumni, Trustees, parents and friends who worked alongside Orme faculty, staff and students during our fall Community Work Day. Many wonderful things were accomplished all around our school from organizing the School Archives room, sustainable landscaping and planting of trees, and resurfacing of the original Old Adobe Classroom […]

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Student chalk art contest a big hit

On a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon, approximately 30 students participated in a chalk art contest on the old tennis courts by Commons. Students could draw anything they wished, but each of their creations had to incorporate The Orme School Quarter Circle Vbar brand somewhere in it. See if you can locate the brand in some […]

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Students whip up some delicious prickly pear lemonade

Faculty member Kelly Bull is Orme’s Director of Sustainability Studies. She also coaches our student Eco Team and oversees the school’s new student Thrift Store, which is located in Commons. Kelly stated that, “One of Orme’s sustainability missions is to value our resources and use them wisely. Two weekends ago, students harvested prickly pears from […]

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Opening Convocation 2019

The 2019-2020 academic year officially kicked off with Orme’s annual Opening Convocation on Thursday evening, September 5th in the Morton Vrang Orme Memorial Chapel. Students, faculty and staff were greeted by Head of School Bruce Sanborn, who spoke about the early days of The Orme School, a reference to Alexis de Tocqueville’s notion of “habits […]

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